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St. Croix County: Recycle those electronics June 12

Old televisions like these contain heavy metals, including up to 8 pounds of lead, which can be recovered and used in new products. Submitted photo
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Hudson Star Observer
St. Croix County: Recycle those electronics June 12
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

All St. Croix County residents are invited to participate in the first of two Electronics Collection 2010 events on Saturday June 12, from 9-noon, at the St Croix County Government Center in Hudson, 1101 Carmichael Rd.

All electronic items will be accepted for a fee including: monitors or complete computers (monitor, CPU, keyboard) for $15; desktop printers $3-$5; televisions $15-$25 depending on size; VCRs $3; and microwaves $15.

Other items accepted include, but are not limited to, cell phones, fax machines, circuit boards, laptops, stereo equipment, small home electronic devices, and gaming systems and will be collected for a fee ($3-$25) based on size. Cash and checks are accepted forms of payment.

Small businesses may also participate but must pre-register for the collection by calling the St Croix County Recycling Program.

For more information or a map to the event, go to the Calendar of Events page at or contact the St Croix County Recycling Program at 386-4675 or